It was a busy time for the Scott County Sheriff’s Department this week. They made several arrests in large stolen property cases, with thefts working their way over 100,000 dollars in two separate cases.
From the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff’s Office Investigators Solve Big Time Crime
Scott County Sheriff Ronnie Phillips announced this week the charges and arrests by his Detective Division and deputies, solving theft and burglary crimes worth over $100,000. A homeowner on Phillips Flats road reported a burglary and theft of more than $10,000 in guns, old money, power tools and many other miscellaneous items. An investigation was immediately launched that led investigators to recover many of these items, as well as, identifying several suspects. Investigators allege that Daniel E. Clark, Deanna Griffith Keith, Amanda M. Worthington, Martha L. Ellis, Tyler S. Jeffers and Terry B. Bell are criminally responsible for the perpetration of Theft over $1,000 and $10,000. In addition to the theft over 10K charge Clark is charged with aggravated burglary and vandalism. Keith is charged with theft over 1k possession of schedule 2 drugs, possession of drug paranelphia, possession of schedule 6 drugs and possession of schedule 1 controlled substance. Worthington is charged with theft over 10k aggravated burglary and vandalism. Ellis charges include theft over 1k, possession of schedule drugs 2 for resale, possession of schedule 1 controlled substance for resale, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of schedule 6 drugs for resale. Jeffers was also charged with theft over 10k, aggravated burglary, vandalism violation of probation, failure to appear and state violation of probation. Bell is charged with aggravated burglary, theft over 10k and vandalism. Clark is currently jailed in Knox County under charges awaiting transfer to the Scott County Jail. Bell is currently in the Fentress County Jail under charges awaiting transfer to the Scott County Jail.
In the second major case Sheriff Phillips announced the charges against John Jason Cooper Marlow, of Oneida for Theft over $100,000. It is alleged that Cooper-Marlow stole a tractor trailer from Miller Paving Company and a box utility trailer from a residence along Jane Phillips Road.
Scott County Sheriff Ronnie Phillips said, “I want to thank our detectives led by Chief Detective Dennis Chambers and our patrol division led by Captain Jason Pike for leading our people and making strides for our victims in the war against folks with addiction problems that lead directly to our thefts. We must lift these people up with prayer and hope.”